How to get from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||292 miles (471 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$26 - $70|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $70 (€60) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 292 miles (471 km) from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen.
You can travel by train or flight for as low as $104 (€91). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Gelsenkirchen travel.
Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen.
There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Gelsenkirchen from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $26 (€22).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen:
Taking a train costs $15 (€13) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $41 (€35).
A train is $44 (€38) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $70 (€60) from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen.
Gelsenkirchen is approximately 292 miles (471 km) away from Zurich.
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Gelsenkirchen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen:
The following travel companies offer services from Zurich to Gelsenkirchen: